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Condom Slipped Should I Get Test For HIV

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Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It
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protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not HIV specific. If after reviewing the information below, you feel you may have been exposed to HIV, a single simple rapid HIV test at the three-month mark will provide you with an accurate test result in as few as 20 minutes. From what you've... Read more »

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dear DR robertI AM SEEKING UR HELP, UR THE BEST, THE INTERNET IS DRIVING ME CRAZY I HOPE I CAN MAKE A DONATION BUT I AM NOT IVING IN THE U.S.A AND I DONNO HOW,I POSTED BEFORE BUT I NEVER GET AN ANSWER, HOPE U CAN GIVE ME 1 MIN OF UR TIME AND I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,My colleagues overseas assure me the Bioline HIV third generation assays for HIV-1 and HIV-2 are very accurate and reliable.Your negative tests at 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13 and 14.5 weeks are definitive, conclusive and highly excessive. All you needed... Read more »

?Why not polyurethane (POLYURETHANE CONDOMS) (PROPER CONDOM USE)

HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not break..'.What about polyurethane and condoms made from other synthetic materials, as CDC states that they are equally effective in preventing spread of HIV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but if your condom (latex or poly) was used properly and did not fail, you shouldn't have anything to worry about. OK? As for HIV test results, the majority of HIV-infected folks will have detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood... Read more »

Chihuahua guy again (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2008)

Protected" sex is indeed protected, if the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex (or polyurethane). No way. No how.This is the answer that you gave me, but can you clarify this:1.- What is the proper use...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not HIV specific. If after reviewing the information below, you feel you may have been exposed to HIV, a single simple rapid HIV test at the three-month mark will provide you with an accurate test result in as few as 20 minutes. From what you've... Read more »
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AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Swaziland: AHF Launches Free Condom and HIV Testing Campaign in Manzini

...HIV/AIDS medical care and lifesaving antiretroviral treatment, kicks off ambitious "Love Condom" campaign and stepped-up free HIV testing effort in hard-hit African nation. Swazi group produces four compelling safer sex print ads promoting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Calls on Tennessee Jail to Conduct HIV Tests, Condom Distribution

...2.04%, testing positive. If the jail adopts the program, it would be the first in Tennessee to do so. The sheriff's office said HIV testing currently is not mandatory because the booking process already is stressful to some inmates, according to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Program Distributes No-Cost ITNs, Condoms, Water Filters to People Who Receive HIV Tests

...and a water filter to everyone who receives a test, DPA/ Bangkok Post reports. The campaign -- which aims to administer HIV tests to 43,000 sexually active people ages 15 to 49 in the district -- is a joint project of Vestergaard Frandsen ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California State, County Health Officials to Force Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Film Industry After Actors Test HIV-Positive

...with James on at least one movie, also tested positive. About 12 companies have agreed to a 60-day production moratorium until HIV testing is completed, industry experts said ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/16). Preliminary test results on... Read more »
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My condom slipped off while having sex?

Posted by Alexleuo, 2 Replies
...My condom slipped off while having sex with a sex worker. What is my risk? I am 35 years old male. Yestarday I was having sex with a Read more »

Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...it? It looked like it was intact, but could there have been a small hole. It was not ripped from tip to bottom... I had an HIV test about three + weeks after the encounter which came back negative. i just am freaking out for this current... Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab Read more »

condom breakage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...experienced a broken condom- how would you know if one broke? If a condom doesn't break, are you at risk for HIV? Should people test for HIV after having protected sex? Read more »